Sailing the World's Edge : Sea Stories from Old Sydney. no dj.

By: DUNBABIN, Thomas

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DUNBABIN, Thomas. Sailing the World's Edge : Sea Stories from Old Sydney . London: Newnes, [n.d. - 1937?] Pp. (4),9-283,(1). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of true tales from the early days of sail in the south Pacific. Contents: 1. Setting the Stage; 2. The Cannibals and the Chevalier; 3. The Babes in the Boat; 4. A Modern Sindbad on the Whale's Back; 5. Yankee Skippers and Senors of Spain; 6. The Last of the Buccaneers; 7. Spiking the Guns at Nukahiva; 8. The Mystery of George Bass; 9. TheQueen and the Pirates; 10. King Island's Crusoe Cat; 11. Amasa Delano and His Cannibal Uncle; 12. Elizabeth of Tongatabu; 13. Firewood of the Gods; 14. The Sealers of the Antipodes; 15. Buccaneers of Bass Straits; 16. The Dollars of Death; 17. The Strange Story of Abimeleck Riggs of Boston; 18. Russians at MacQuarrie Island; 19. Lincoln Bill Shanghaies the Constable; 20. A Servant of Satan; 21. The Price of a Head; 22. The Sneak Thief Sailor andthe Princess; 23. King Jonathan of Launceston; 24. The Divers of the Daphn e; 25. An Empire Builder Who Went Wrong; 26. Two Little Wars; 27. The Skulls from the Charles Eaton. Spotting to fore-edge, light bumping to fore-edgeand spine ends, else vg. 32.50

Title: Sailing the World's Edge : Sea Stories from Old Sydney. no dj.

Author Name: DUNBABIN, Thomas

Categories: 72,

Publisher: Newnes, London, 1931,:

Seller ID: 85189

Keywords: NAUTICAL AUSTRALIA SYDNEY PACIFIC MERCANTILE BUCCANEERS PRIVATEERING,